Laser Dentistry An Overview
Only a handful of dentists in Charlotte, North Carolina offers laser dentistry for the treatment of dental and cosmetic concerns. Dr. Richard Van Gurp offers this advanced technology to provide patients with the highest level of precision and comfort.
Benefits of Laser Dentistry
- Reduces bleeding and swelling
- Eliminates need for sutures
- Reduces risks of infection
- Minimizes pain and tooth sensitivity
- Speeds the recovery time
Laser Dentistry What to Expect
Dental lasers are used to treat sensitive gum tissue and other soft tissue in the mouth, as well as tooth structure. Laser dentistry is especially useful for the treatment of gingivitis and gum disease. Dr. Van Gurp can quickly and painlessly remove diseased or damaged tissue from the mouth and prevent the spread of infection. The dental laser also stimulates the body’s natural healing response and reduces side effects during and after your procedure. Less bleeding and swelling means less discomfort, faster recovery and a quick return to your normal routine.
Dental lasers may also be used in the treatment of:
- Dental Implants
- Cold Sores
- Benign Tumors
- Tooth Sensitivity
Dr. Van Gurp performs a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments with the dental laser including a gum lift procedure to improve the appearance of a “gummy smile”. With this technology, Dr. Van Gurp can quickly and painlessly remove excess gum tissue to reveal more tooth structure.